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Word and Sentence Book Volume 2


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...the meaning of the following words according to the prefixes, suffixes, and stems that you know: Failure, accidental, disastrous, mysterious, enterprising. Sacredness, tormentor, ultimately, Government, independent. Conspirator, excursionist, wasteful, nourishment, victorious. Consoler, slavery, memorial, exhaustion, lecturer. SEVENTH SCHOOL YEAR PART ONE 512 North Capitol Street Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 1908 Mr. Henry E. Jenkins Principal, Public School 3 Borough of Manhattan The City of New York' Dear Sir, I must apologize for troubling you at your busiest time, but a desirable position has been promised me on the 15th inst. if I can get a satisfactory letter of recommendation from the principal of the school I last attended. As you complimented me on my record last June at the time you promoted me to the Ja grade, I feel sure that you will be kind enough to write the letter I need. I take advantage of this opportunity to thank you and the teachers for all you have done for me. With feelings of regret that I am no longer under your direction, I remain Respecfully yours, Joseph R. Goodwin. Fold this letter and inclose it in an addressed envelope. porto, portatum = carry premo, pressum = press Write the meaning of the following words according to their stems, prefixes, and suffixes: Report, export, import, support, transport. Repress, depress, express, impress, suppress. Porter, portable, reporter, importer, deportment. Compress, expressive, impressible, suppression, irrepressible. The meaning of words arrived at by considering their prefixes, suffixes, and stems is called their etymological meaning. After you have discovered the etymological meaning of the foregoing words, consult the dictionary for the actual meaning. y _ Long sound of oo, marked oo. Sh... Hide synopsis

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